Come join the fun - Monthly networking mixers

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

DEVELOPMENT/PUBLIC POLICY

  • Legislative action on key business issues
  • Use of contacts to assist with business needs
  • Advocate Chamber policies on community issues

VISIBILITY/EXPOSURE OPPORTUNITIES

  • Alphabetical and categorical listing on Chamber web-site
  • Alphabetical listing on City of San Mateo Map
  • San Mateo County Business Expo – 125 booths offered to SM Chamber members
  • Monthly e-blasts
  • Grand Opening/Ribbon Cuttings for new businesses

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • “Business After Hours” mixers for socializing, refreshments and interaction
  • Business Referral Networking Groups – (see Programs) for more info
  • Volunteer as a Chamber Ambassador

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES & ASSISTANCE

  • Referral Service to members and local community
  • Rosters for target marketing
  • Free Business Consulting – SCORE
  • Toastmasters – learn to be an effective speaker
  • Demographics, Restaurant Guide and E-Newsletters

COMMUNITY AWARENESS AND SERVICE

  • “Good Morning San Mateo” program offers updates and news on the community projects
  • Promotions to encourage use of local vendors and services.
  • Annual Business Awards recognizing contributions made by local businesses
  • Leadership San Mateo Foster City Burlingame Hillsborough Class fosters future community leaders
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MEMBERSHIP: POSITIVE IMPACT TO A BUSINESS

According to a study by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) value of chamber membership as perceived by customers

19%

Think more favorably of your business when displaying a chamber plaque

12%

Think products/services are better than competition & trustworthy when involved in a chamber

95%

Membership dues are tax deductible!

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